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I.S. Architect Principal - (JP9292)

Thousand Oaks, CA · Biotech/Pharmaceutical
Job Title:  I.S. Architect Principal - (JP9292)
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA. (100% REMOTE)
Employment Type:  Contract
Business Unit: Enterprise Systems
Duration: 2+ months (with likely extensions)
Notes: Remote pending lifting of COVID restrictions
Posting Date:  10/15/2021

3 Key Consulting is hiring an I.S. Architect Principal for a consulting engagement with our direct client, a leading global biopharmaceutical company.

Job Description:
This role is very technical, participative in projects and project planning/architecture. Integrates a variety of systems technologies to provide systems related solutions to meet business needs. For General IS Architecture:
  • Develops guidelines for effective and integrated implementation of technology solutions.
  • Directs and analyzes statistics to optimize technology performance and makes recommendations to management for technology enhancements.
  • Ensures, advocates, leads, and directs the building of systems for performance, scalability, and lifecycle efficiency.
  • Establishes, monitors, and reports on architectural metrics.
  • Guides, reviews and approves the architectures of proposed significant systems.
  • Identifies and champions the creation of common processes and services.
  • Is a champion for client enterprise architectural directions and strategy.
  • Leads architectural discussions and resolutions. Leads the creation and maintenance of a global IS architecture roadmap.
  • Responsible for communicating goals/strategy and architecture direction to the global IS organization. Responsible for technology planning, engineering, architecture, protocol analysis, and development of technical standards and interface applications.
  • Optimizes architecture for operating efficiency and alignment with business needs.
  • Promotes reusability of applications, consistency of implementation, and economy of deployment.
  • Strives for architectural elegance by sponsoring systems simplicity and ease of integration.
  • Understand high level business requirements and processes in order to effectively apply technology to business problems.
  • Oversee the implementation of a business rules engine to solve specific problems for the business.
  • Trains and disseminates architectural standards and guidelines to program/project managers.
Provides mentoring and training for other staff members.

Top Must-Have Skill Sets:
  • IS Architect Principal - GTS
  • More than 5 years of experience as SAP GTS Architect covering full life cycle implementation business and technical upgrade projects.
  • SAP GTS integration with SAP modules on S4 HANA
  • Compliance Management, Customs Management, License Management

Day to Day Responsibilities:
  • Understands business process, gathering business requirements and designing solutions.
  • Have extensive knowledge and configuration in the areas of SAP GTS Compliance Management (SPL, Embargo, License Determination), SAP GTS Customs Management (Export/Import Process, ECC/GTS Plug in, RFC connection, Org. structure, Documents, Number ranges, Number schemes for ECCN and HTS. EAR, OFAC, ITAR legal regulation Trade Documentation, Electronic Communications with brokers) & Compliance Reporting.
  • Experience in IDOC communications with AES (Automated Export System) and ABI (Automated Broker Interface) integrating SAP GTS via SEEBURGER for the Electronic Communications with Customs Authorities.
  • Demonstrated at least one implementation of S4 HANA search in GTS 11.0 for SPL Screening.
  • Good command over Configuring Logical system, and implemented RFC calls in the Feeder system, Configured Master data change pointers for message types, Define Business Partners, FTO and Legal Units in GTS and Sanction Party List Screening, Embargo Check, License Management, License Determination, Product Classification, Customs Processing for Exports, Customs Duty Calculation & Letter of Credit Processing.
  • Have experience with GTS & OTC integration and working knowledge for testing Scenarios with FI/CO, MM, CS, WM, PP and PS work streams.
  • Writing test scripts, test plans and test estimation, performing unit and integration testing and UAT.
  • Well versed with the tools like HP ALM tool to track the defects and status. Excellent analytical skills and strong business process mapping skills, solid understanding of ASAP Methodology.
  • Proven extensive experience in post implementation support and end-user training.
  • Integration of GTS with Shipping & Logistics functions. Must be experienced on outbound shipping IDOCS & EDI, monitoring and testing the scenarios, Order Acquisition interface, Order Acknowledgement interface, and Data interface.
  • Integration with TM (Transportation Module) is preferred.

Basic Qualifications:
Experience in application modeling, design and business process modeling; knowledge of Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOAD), the Unified Modeling Language (UML), especially use-cases, process / activity analysis and class diagrams; graduate degree

Employee Value Proposition:
Working with cutting edge technology. Candidate will work on business-critical project. opportunity for learning and broadening skills on the job.

Interview process:
Phone screening followed by in-person interview.

We invite qualified candidates to send your resume to resumes@3keyconsulting.com.  If you decide that you’re not interested in pursuing this particular position, please feel free to take a look at the other positions on our website www.3keyconsulting.com/careers. You are also welcome to share this opportunity with anyone you think might be interested in applying for this role.
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